Firms Cited for Safety Violations Still Reap State Subsidies

This story was co-published with Investigative Post. Craig Bernier had only been bagging grain at Harbor Point Minerals in Utica for a few months when the company started sending him inside its silos to “walk down” the grain to help it flow to the bottom. Bernier, 24, was claustrophobic and hated being in the dark, closed…